Auctions For Pa Mini-Casino Licenses Set; Dozens of Local Municipalities Opt OutPennsylvania gambling regulators will hold an auction Jan. 10 for the state's existing casino owners to bid on the first of 10 licenses to operate a miniature casino somewhere else in the state.
Pa. Casino Regulators Hear Sugarhouse Request For 3-Year License RenewalManagement spoke about how the gambling hall has been a responsible neighbor in Fishtown while keeping more than 1,200 jobs in the city.
Pa. Gaming Control Chair Says Approval of 2nd Philadelphia Casino Was The Right ThingAppearing today at state House budget hearings, William Ryan defended the board’s decision to award a license for a second casino in Philadelphia.
Blatstein Drops Casino Appeal, Says He'll Move Ahead With Other Plans for Inquirer HQBlatstein was one of four developers hoping to build Philadelphia's second casino; he proposed putting it in the former Inquirer headquarters, on North Broad Street at Callowhill.
Rivals For Philadelphia's Second Casino License Lick Wounds, Regroup"Maybe another newspaper? I don't know. We'll deal with that next week," said Bart Blatstein, who had hoped to put a casino in the former Inquirer building on North Broad Street.
Gaming Regulators Set To Deal Cards On Second Casino License In PhiladelphiaPennsylvania gaming officials are expected to finally show their hand this afternoon on a second casino license for Philadelphia.
Philly To Find Out Whether It Gets A Second CasinoState gambling regulators will meet this week to decide whether, and to whom, to award Philadelphia's second and final casino license.
Delaware County Officials Ask That Second Philadelphia Casino License Not Be Awarded"Anyone with common sense sees that the gaming industry has changed wholly over this last year," said councilman John McBlain.
Harrah's Speaks Out Against Another Philadelphia CasinoHarrah's Casino in Chester is speaking out against plans to open another casino in Philadelphia, saying the region's gambling industry is already coping with a two-year slide in revenues.
Announcement Coming on Second Casino License For PhiladelphiaThe Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has called a special meeting for November 18th to announce who, if anyone, will get the second casino license in the city of Philadelphia.
Sugarhouse Planning Temporary Poker Room For September OpeningSugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.
Report Finds There's Room For Another Philadelphia CasinoA consultant hired by the state legislature to study the future of gaming in Pennsylvania says another gambling hall will not overload the local market.